Lagerback No.2 wants Nigeria post
MTNFootball.com specially gathered that besides the Belgian Tom Saintfeit, Andersson has also been pencilled down for the top job.
“Andersson is also being seriously considered for the technical director job,” an official informed MTNFootball.com
The NFF are expected to soon invite the shortlisted candidates for interview.
Andersson was lagerback’s assistant when Nigeria failed to go past the first round at last year’s World Cup in South Africa.
The 61-year-old Andersson was a former defender for top Swedish club Malmo in his playing days and featured for his native country at the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.
He was Sweden assistant coach between 2004 and 2009.
He has coached clubs in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia as well as Swiss side Young Boys.